Since his college days at Brigham Young University (BYU), Adam Anderson has been measuring evenings and weekends in pages, rather than hours. “You can scan about 400 pages an hour, once you get in the groove,” he explains. Anderson, a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at UC...Read more about Digital Humanist aims to run OCR over a terabyte of rare book scans
Ray Lee of UC Berkeley’s Research IT department is the lead for the CollectionSpace UI rewrite project, code-named “Drydock.” The following piece describes progress in improving advanced search and record-relating functionality in CollectionSpace. This work is funded by a recent grant from...Read more about CollectionSpace User Interface Rewrite: Advanced Search and Relating Records
The Biomedical Big Data Training Program (NIH T32) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for to enroll 6 current PhD students (preferably 2nd or 3rd year) for the second year of the program. The nomination deadline is Friday April 21, 2017.
On April 6th at 2:30 PM, Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) reached a new milestone: the 1000th user account created in the high performance computing (HPC) environment. The...Read more about Berkeley Research Computing celebrates 1,000 HPC users
The next Consulting Summit -- a partnership between the D-Lab, Educational Technology Services (ETS), the Library, and Research IT -- will be held on April 20th from 10 - 2:15 at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), in 190 Doe Library.
Consulting Summit meetings to date have...Read more about Spring 2017 Consulting Summit: April 20th
This semester’s Cloud Working Group (CloudWG) has focused on a researcher’s ability to move her data and execute her research computation on multiple...Read more about Cloud Working Group mid-semester update: Spring 2017
Research IT welcomes Communications Intern Emilia Malachowski to our team. Emilia will be working with Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) users to report on how the...Read more about Research IT welcomes Emilia Malachowski, communications intern
When preparing a proposal to a funding agency, researchers focus on the grant narrative, framing their work in the most innovative and compelling way possible. Crafting a narrative that can stand as a surrogate for a scholar’s research for reviewers to evaluate is itself a time-consuming...Read more about DMPTool and RDM consultants support grant submission
A summary of recent news, researcher profiles, and Berkeley Research Computing program impact was e-mailed last week to faculty, researchers, students, and staff who...Read more about Berkeley Research Computing update summary
The Google Cloud Next 17 conference took place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on Wednesday through Friday of last week. An overwhelming number of courses, technologies, and project releases were...Read more about Lessons learned at Google Cloud Next 17